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    I don't think they are out of their minds. I...

    I don't think they are out of their minds. I think they are being purposefully fraudulent; $800 is just enough for somebody not in-the-know to think they are getting a deal and jump before doing...
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    FAKE StingRay pix

    Spotted a completely fake 'Ray sale on the local CL (for $800!?!?)
    Thought I'd upload the pix here for those of you who might wonder what a screaming fake looks like...
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    Help: What to do with this….

    I just nabbed a used burgundy mist Ray 4 off a big-name retailer site.

    When I had the store on the phone, they told me it had a few thumps but was in good shape overall. They also told me there...
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    Anybody pop the guard on these? Just wondering if...

    Anybody pop the guard on these? Just wondering if it is channel routed for the wiring, or drilled like the Ray....

    Yes, Jack - I still have issues with guards.
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    I've strung several Rays BEAD - maybe 15? Some...

    I've strung several Rays BEAD - maybe 15? Some sound better than others (just like every other type of bass) but it works just fine. On occasion, you will need widen the nut slots, usually just the...
  6. Just 'cuz YOU can't hear it doesn't mean it isn't...

    Just 'cuz YOU can't hear it doesn't mean it isn't real....

    As a long-time remover of the hated EB/MM pickguard, I can say with certainty that I did it for aesthetic reason, not acoustical. But...
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    @ Holdsg - yes, come check us out - this band is...

    @ Holdsg - yes, come check us out - this band is really a lot of fun. If you do want to go to one of our shows, drop me a line first, I'd be happy to put you on whatever guest list we have going.......
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    It's not just single H basses. Everything is...

    It's not just single H basses. Everything is slow right now. I thik the lull this instant is due to it being summer.

    I've got a couple of really nice older Rays up for sale and all I'm getting...
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    The OC Register online version did a nice photo...

    The OC Register online version did a nice photo story of my INXS tribute band's gig in Dana Point on Sunday. Nice pic of some old guy rockin' the no-guard BEAD 'Ray........
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    One from Saturday's show with the INXS...

    One from Saturday's show with the INXS tribute....
    http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab255/dukesforsale/DukePix/292371_378911055502922_809585551_n.jpg
  11. Yeah, just leave 'em. Can't see them from more...

    Yeah, just leave 'em. Can't see them from more than five or six feet, anyway.
    I got very lucky - a friend heard I was looking for these parts and happened to have them! He's a big restoration guy...
  12. It's ALIVE!!!!!! ...

    It's ALIVE!!!!!!

    http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab255/dukesforsale/rescueRay/IMG_4413.jpg
  13. Help: Perfect - yeah, please send me that info and I...

    Perfect - yeah, please send me that info and I will make a donation.
  14. Help: Damn....I wish I had come back around before the...

    Damn....I wish I had come back around before the goal was reached - would have loved to help... :(

    (However, I am very glad the goal was reached quickly....)

    Almost three years ago, I lost my...
  15. 17028 Thanks, Jack!

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    Thanks, Jack!
  16. Jack, you sexy thang! Thanks for the welcome! ...

    Jack, you sexy thang! Thanks for the welcome!

    Yeah, I did get a good deal on it. But dude, she needs far more than that probiotic yougurt. I'm thinking enema AND a stomach pump, you know? ...
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    Yeah, I got long arms, and I don't dig that...

    Yeah, I got long arms, and I don't dig that bowtie thing. More importantly, though, if you look closely, you'll see I'm around the 8th fret, and when I get away from the "money" zone, I need to...
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    I work with Jeff Dellisanti a lot -- he was an...

    I work with Jeff Dellisanti a lot -- he was an original member of the Young Dubs, played keys for them. He's also a killer sax player, too. He's a really great guy as well, really easy to work...
  19. Pickup is a Bartolini. I had the PG off right...

    Pickup is a Bartolini.

    I had the PG off right after I got it to check to make sure it hadn't been routed at all, and never got a chance to put it back on before I took off for the holidays. Got...
  20. Yeah, I don't generally worry about that, since I...

    Yeah, I don't generally worry about that, since I string mine BEAD - gonna have to change it anyway.
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    That's gotta be difficult. I could smoke a...

    That's gotta be difficult. I could smoke a cigarette and play, back in the day. But it wasn't easy....



    I didn't realize he did the BEAD/EBMM thing. I wonder when he started that. Was long...
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    Yeah, hadn't thought of that but I see what you...

    Yeah, hadn't thought of that but I see what you mean. I don't much care for MM pickguard, to be honest. And the grain on that bass is so nice, I hate to cover it up....
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    I'm in the INXS tribute. Funny, Gary Garry Beers...

    I'm in the INXS tribute. Funny, Gary Garry Beers did not play MMs (to my knowledge, he played Fenders and G&Ls) but the guys in the band love the way my Rays (and occasionally, a Sterling) sound -...
  24. I went digging around on the EMG website, and...

    I went digging around on the EMG website, and yeah, it might be....

    Also if you look really closely, it sorta looks like one of the circuit boards is stamped with BT 107, makes me think that it's...
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    Not a smile here (I was coming down with...

    Not a smile here (I was coming down with something), but rockin' a MM Ray on NYE in Vegas....
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